LEACH, SARA is the author of seven books for children. Her most recent book, Slug Days, received an honourable mention for the Foreword Indie Book Award for Juvenile Fiction and has been nominated for the Chocolate Lily Book Award. Its sequel, Penguin Days, will be published in 2019. Her middle grade novel Count Me In has been translated into four languages, and won the Red Cedar Book Award. Sara hails from Whistler, BC, where she works as a teacher-librarian and plays on the trails.